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Saina crashes out of Olympics


Rio de Janeiro: India's badminton player Saina Nehwal plays against Vicente Lohaynny of Brazil during the Women's Single match in the Summer Olympic 2016 at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday. Saina Nehwal won the match by 21-17, 21-17. PTI Photo by Atul Yadav(PTI8_11_2016_000304B)

Rio de Janeiro: India’s premier shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Rio Olympic Games losing to Marija Ulitina of Ukraine in her second match of Group G here on Sunday.

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World No.61 Ulitina caused a huge upset registering a 21-18, 21-19 win against the World No.5 and 2012 London Games bronze medallist Saina.